Friday, February 22, 2013

Auditions in San Marcos for dramatic musical comedy Canterville Ghost, Wimberley Players, February 26, 2013

Wimberley Players TX*Auditions at Texas State* for Wimberley Players' production of Canterville Ghost, a dramatic musical comedy directed by Laura T. Garza, Tuesday 2/26 @ 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. TX STATE THEATRE BLDG – ROOM 206. PLEASE ARRIVE TO SIGN UP FOR AUDITIONS @ 5pm.

Rehearsal dates 2/27 – 3/25: 4 days a week (Off for Spring Break: 3/11 - 3/17); 3/25 – 4/11: 5 days a week. Performance dates: 4/12 – 5/5: Friday and Saturday @ 7:30 and Sunday @ 2:30

Canterville Ghost Wimberley PlayersWe will begin auditions with vocal warm-ups and group vocal auditions of selected pieces from the musical, and choreography. Please come appropriately dressed for movement. Prepared monologues and readings will conclude the auditions.

Actors are encouraged but NOT REQUIRED to prepare 16 bars of any song that best shows their range and/or a monologue of up to 2 min. in length from any comedy of manners, or a musical comedy. (Actors are welcome to bring recorded or live accompaniment or sing a cappella if they prefer) The script, score, and some of the demos are available on under media.

If you are interested in auditioning but absolutely cannot make the audition, please contact Laura by email to set up an individual appointment -

CANTERVILLE GHOST is a musical based on the Oscar Wilde novella by the same name. Set in the 1920s, it is the tale of a young American family moving into a medieval English manor haunted by a fine and respectable ghost of the grand tradition; an expert performer and master of his craft. Unfortunately for the ghost, modern American sensibility leaves little room for such nonsense as haunting. The story maintains the subtle wit and dry humor of the Wilde original, while adding a musical score with more than twenty original songs. It plays liberally with American and British customs, politics, and age-old stereotypes, lambasting both countries to riotous effect.

Click to view the cast of characters at . . .

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